Automated Fingerprint Identification System

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Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

a computer system that scans fingerprints from crime scenes and compares them with millions of others around the world. It is based around patented inventions whereby the apparatus and computer compare details of each fingerprint in a database of fingerprints with the suspect print in order to determine the existence or not of a fit.
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The need for secure transaction and identification is likely to drive the automated fingerprint identification system market"
However, using the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS), law enforcement officers learned of wanted charges for a drug-related murder of another 18-year-old in Greenville, South Carolina.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: non-automated fingerprint identification systems automated fingerprint identification systems facial recognition, hand geometry, voice verification, and signature verification.
At the national level, the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) is in the early stages of development.
These prints and related data will be processed by a local automated fingerprint identification system and then transmitted to and processed by a State identification bureau.
Bexar County is being equipped with NEC's state-of-the-art Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), including palm and wireless mobile identification to vastly streamline record retrieval processes and strengthen local crime-fighting efforts.
With a large platen, a half an inch bigger than previous devices, the V310 LC easily accommodates both one-finger and two-finger verification and provides high-quality images that meet the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) requirements suitable for submission for both verification (1:1) and identification (1:N) purposes.
NEC Corporation of America, a premier provider of IT, network and telephony solutions, today announced the City of Huntsville, Alabama Police Department selected its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) with palm print matching to dramatically enhance its ability to quickly and reliably identify crime-scene prints and match them to city and state databases.

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